'Father of modern gospel music' dies

by Art Moore -- [ooyala code="twczRwcjo3WtQwgLVmvfEIp32uMXaFRW" player_id="29c9fd42b6564348812f1c7d4ff9252d"] Many young people today who enjoy Christian music don't know the name Andrae Crouch. But his peers knew him as the "father of modern gospel more…

True story of how rifle became known as 'Beecher's Bible'

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_1580655" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Henry Ward Beecher[/caption] His sister, Harriett Beecher Stowe wrote the anti-slavery novel "Uncle Tom's Cabin" in 1852. He bought the chains that had held more…

Judge's ruling looms in Houston pastors' fight

by Bob Unruh -- [caption id="attachment_582415" align="aligncenter" width="596"] Houston Mayor Annise Parker[/caption] A ruling is expected as early as Monday in the latest battle in Houston's war against several pastors who fought more…

The real Jesus

by Greg Laurie -- Have you ever had one of those days when everything was going along beautifully, and then all of a sudden, a crisis hit? It may have caused you more…

U.S. president slams Stalin's 'godless' philosophy

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_1570475" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Richard Nixon[/caption] Richard Milhous Nixon was born Jan. 9, 1913. Before becoming president, he was a Lieutenant Commander in the Navy during World War more…

AP removes 'Piss Christ' photo from website

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Christian Post) The Associated Press removed a photo of an art piece called "Piss Christ" from its website Wednesday after a journalist pointed out the company's double standard. more…

Guru investigated after 400 followers castrated

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Agence France-Presse) Indian police said they are investigating a popular self-styled godman for allegedly encouraging 400 followers to undergo castrations at his ashram so they could get closer more…

Uh-oh: Lesbian mayor back to her old tricks

by Bob Unruh -- The city of Houston, which created a firestorm of controversy by issuing subpoenas for copies of pastors' sermons in a case over a transgender "rights" ordinance, now contends more…